Antique Turkish Tribal Yuruk Prayer Rug 47380

Size: 4 ft x 7 ft (1.22 m x 2.13 m)
Origin: Turkish Rugs
Style: Yuruk Rugs

Crafted by nomadic tribespeople of Anatolia, this expressive antique Turkish Yuruk rug features a bold series of interlocking mihrabs filled with dynamic colors.

Antique Prayer Design Turkish Yuruk Rug, Country Of Origin: Turkey, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – Full of tribal charm and esoteric symbols, this antique Turkish Yuruk prayer rug features a constant pattern of stacked mihrabs defined by strap-work accents and decorated with symbolic ornaments. Beautiful interlocking compartments in contrasting hues of azure, variable red, lichen green and earthy humus brown travel across the polychromatic field, which is defined by its symbolic visage and luxurious Yuruk pile. Divided rosettes intersected by arthropodan limbs flank the towering ornaments and stepped niches. These constant figures are paired with an assortment of S-hooks, divided eye motifs and age-old protection symbols. This dazzling display of tribal traditions is paired with delightful star-filled borders that are revered for their auspicious powers. From the rare, intensive colors to the repertoire of tribal symbols, this antique Turkish prayer rug is a striking collector’s piece.

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